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Help End Polio Disease with Pints for Polio Next Friday at Local Bars & Restaurants in Marquette County

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Marquette, MI – October 13, 2017 – Looking for something fun to do next Friday? How about having a good time while supporting a good cause! The local Rotary Clubs have teamed up to standing up to End Polio Now on Friday, October 20th. Join club members in the End Polio Now campaign by participating […]

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Marquette’s Big Game of the Week: Marquette Redmen Travel to Negaunee Week 8 in Football

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Marquette, MI  –  October 13, 2017  –  The Marquette Redmen are traveling just down the road to face the Negaunee Miners tonight. This annual cross town showdown is a much anticipate game and our Redmen have their work cut out for them with Negaunee coming off a 4 game winning streak! Miners Stadium will be quite […]

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From the “town trollop” to Mother Goose: How Dolly Parton’s persona is reaching a whole new group of fans

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Sony Music Nashville/Dolly RecordsDolly Parton has never been shy about her larger-than-life personality or her unique fashion sense, even admitting her look was based on “the town trollop.” But now, with her first children’s album, I Believe In You, the superstar from East Tennessee says that same over-the-top image is what’s endearing her to a whole new group of fans.

“I have always said I look like a cartoon, cause I kinda do,” Dolly admits. “I just always liked just being over-exaggerated. And my voice is small… And I think kids kinda can relate to me, like a …read more

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Country star trivia

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Comstock/Thinkstock Thirty-two years ago this fall, Kenny Rogers released the song that would go on to become his signature tune. Can you name the Don Schlitz-penned hit that also inspired five TV movies? ANSWER: “The Gambler.”

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Nashville notes

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Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock New American Idol judge Lionel Richie has joined the all-star cast of Kenny Rogers‘ final concert October 25 at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. Lionel wrote Kenny’s classic “Lady.”

Nineties hitmakers Terri Clark, Pam Tillis and Suzy Bogguss are hitting the road on a new tour called Chicks with Hits. It kicks off October 19 in Clayton, North Carolina.

Toby Keith‘s The Bus Songs just clocked its fourth consecutive week at the top of Billboard‘s Comedy Albums chart.

If you missed Country Music Hall-of-Famer Charley Pride performing his classic, “Kiss an Angel Good Morning,” Thursday on ABC’s The View, you can now watch …read more

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“Every Little Thing” you need to know about Carly Pearce is out there now

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Big MachineCarly Pearce was once a teen from Kentucky who convinced her parents to let her quit school so she could chase her musical dreams and sing at Dollywood. Now, she’s a newcomer with a major-label deal, a top-ten hit, and a debut album that arrives on Friday.

“I really can’t believe it,” Carly admits. “Like, I can’t believe that I have an album out and that I made this dream that I had as a little girl to be a female that had the opportunity to maybe be somebody in country music and make a mark…just that that opportunity …read more

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Strong words & a strong resolve to carry on: Jason Aldean delivers cathartic Tulsa concert, his first since Las Vegas

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Jason Aldean performs in Tulsa, OK; ABC News RadioAs Jason Aldean took the stage Thursday night in Tulsa, Oklahoma, it could’ve been any other night on his They Don’t Know trek — until he sang his third song.

His impressive video intro rolled, and Aldean burst onstage to start the show with his current single that’s both the name of the tour and the title of his latest record. “They Don’t Know” led into “The Only Way I Know,” which segued into “Johnny Cash.” And then Jason took nearly five minutes to talk about …read more

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Chris Janson – “Fix a Drink” 103-FXD Song of the Day

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Marquette, Michigan – October 13th, 2017 – Chris Janson – “Fix a Drink” is your new music add and song of the day for this Friday on 103-FXD! Chris Janson – “Fix a Drink” is a powerful new song and can be heard today on 103-FXD. #1 in NEW Country – 103-FXD and WFXD.com! Be […]

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Lee Ann Womack brings “All the Trouble” to Megyn Kelly’s hour of “Today”

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ATO RecordsLee Ann Womack is counting down the days to the release of her latest album, The Lonely, the Lonesome & the Gone on October 27.

On Friday, the 2001 CMA Female Vocalist of the Year will play the project’s first single, “All the Trouble,” during Megyn Kelly‘s hour of Today. You can catch NBC’s morning talk show starting at 7 a.m.

Lee Ann’s also just released another track from the record, “Sunday,” which is available to stream or download now. You can check out the tune via an audio-only version on YouTube, and the …read more

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Lady A is building an “Army” video, and they need your help

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ABC/Image Group LA Lady Antebellum is partnering with National Geographic Channel to make a music video for the song “Army” — and they need your help.

The clip for the track from Heart Break is being produced in conjunction with National Geographic’s mini-series, The Long Road Home. It tells the story of the U.S. First Cavalry Division, which was ambushed in Iraq in 2004.

From now through November 7, the day the show premieres, you can post photos of the heroes in your life on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram to be considered for inclusion in the video. Just add the hashtag #MyArmyContest …read more

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